Jurgen Klopp’s side keenly felt the loss of Sadio Mane, first to the African Nations Cup then a knee problem, and Daniel Sturridge’s two-month absence last season.
But Lovren believes the addition of Salah, who scored on his first appearance for the club in Friday’s 1-1 friendly draw at Wigan, will help address that issue.
“He needs more time as he’s only had six days with us and everything is completely new but he will be perfect in this system,” said the centre-back.
The only other arrival so far is England Under-20 World Cup winner Dominic Solanke, who joined after his contract expired with Chelsea, but he has already shown glimpses of promise in two 45-minute outings.
Mohamed Salah scored on his debut in the pre-season friendly against Wigan Coutinho, Salah and Lallana all smiles as Liverpool fly out for pre-season tour Sun, July 16, 2017
The Liverpool squad were in a good mood at Manchester Airport as they headed out for their pre-season tour in Hong Kong
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The Liverpool squad were in a cheerful mood as they flew out for pre-season
“These guys work really hard on the pitch and in training so it is always good to welcome such players like these,” said Lovren.
Liverpool are hopeful of tying up an £8million deal for Hull left-back Andrew Robertson, although not in time for him to fly out to Hong Kong with the squad for the Premier League Asia Trophy, while they are also pursuing RB Leipzig’s Naby Keita as their primary midfield target.